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2012 Amendments to FERPA Regulations

February 7, 2012

Authors: Julie C. Fay, Jessica L. Ritter

On December 2, 2011, the United States Department of Education (“Department”) issued revised regulations for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”), the federal law that protects the privacy of education records.  These new regulations went into effect January 3, 2012.

Click to view a brief summary of the most significant revisions to existing FERPA regulations.    


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